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Cannon Hill Art School

Cannon Hill Art School

“At a time when so many art colleges in this country are now increasingly out of reach for most, Cannon Hill Art School will remind us of the reasons why art school practice today should be open to all.” Cathy Wade, Visiting Tutor at Cannon Hill Art School, responds to the project.

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Institute Of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

Eloise Hawser: Lives on Wire

Installation view of Eloise Hawser: Lives on Wire, Institute of Contemporary Arts London (ICA)

Eloise Hawser’s exhibition, ‘Lives on Wire’ at the ICA, explores the bodily attributes of a theatre organ and its various afterlives. Review by Louisa Lee

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The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, 152 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

From the archive: William Pope.L: Trinket

Installation view of William Pope.L: Trinket, March 20–June 28, 2015 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Through Pope.L’s intervention, the trinket is situated as what is shared among us—clumsy or privileged, embodied or discarded; trinkets bind us together. Review by Rusty Van Riper

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Storefront for Art and Architecture, 97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY 10012

From the archive: Amie Siegel: The Architects

Amie Siegel, The Architects, 2014 HD video, color, sound. Installation view, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, 2015

A cinematographic journey across architectural offices in New York City, from Fifth Avenue’s corporate bureaus to Downtown and Brooklyn’s lofts and warehouses, 'The Architects' investigates the cultural outcomes of economical models and labour in relation to the field of architecture. Review by Laura Herman

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

From the archive: Jason Rhoades: Four Roads

Jason Rhoades, The Grand Machine, installation view at BALTIC, 2015

American consumer, pop and car culture collide in cacophonous excess in the sprawling, disordered installations painstakingly recreated for BALTIC’s formidable spaces. Review by Rowan Lear

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David Roberts Art Foundation, Symes Mews, London NW1 7JE

From the archive: The Violet Crab

Carter Mull, Disney / Warm Flame / Cool Flame, 2015 (courtesy the artist and Lindon Gallery); John Cecil Stephenson, Sketch For Solar House, 1955 (David Roberts Collection); Luiz Roque, Alvorada [ Dawn ], 2014 (courtesy the artist); Francois-Xavier

Gallery spaces are transformed into a cloakroom, backstage, main stage, lounge and shadow theatre through the elaborate staging of The Violet Crab at David Roberts Art Foundation. Jaime Marie Davis reviews

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Rowing, 3 Leighton Place, London NW5 2QL

From the archive: M’m! M’m! Good!

Mm! Mm! Good!, 2015, installation view. Rowing, London.

Art has a longstanding relationship with food and consumer culture. ‘M’m! M’m! Good!’ explores alternative ideas of sustenance, interrogating contemporary culture’s relationship with food and food production. Phoebe V. Bradford reviews

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Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0NL

From the archive: Phyllida Barlow: GIG

Installation view, 'Phyllida Barlow. GIG', Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2014

For the inaugural exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Phyllida Barlow brings a riotous jumble of sculpture to the sprawling former farm buildings. Review by Lily Le Brun.

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Fundación Botín C/ Pedrueca, 1 - 39003 Santander, Spain

Sol LeWitt: 17 Wall Drawings. 1970 - 2015

Wall Drawing 280: A six-inch (15cm) grid covering a yellow wall. Blue lines from the four corners, red lines from the midpoints of the four sides, white lines from the centre to points on the grid.

'17 Wall Drawings: 1970-2015' is one of Europe’s most significant exhibitions to date devoted entirely to the Wall Drawings of American artist Sol LeWitt. An excellent presentation of LeWitt's theoretical ethos, the show demonstrates that although the work is rooted in 1970s Conceptualism, its perpetual re-birth means it will always feel contemporary. Review by Kathryn Lloyd.

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